Tag: ethical coffee


Coffee and Conscience – Part 3


“Where quality is the thing sought after, the thing of supreme quality is cheap, whatever the price one has to pay for it.” – William James For many, coffee can only be enjoyed when they know that the production of it hasn’t had significant environmental and human costs.  To help...

Coffee and Conscience – Part 2


“If this is coffee, please bring me some tea.” -- Abraham Lincoln * C. S. Lewis explores the demonic view of pleasure in The Screwtape Letters.  An experienced demon, Screwtape, offers advice to his nephew, a novice demon, on the use of pleasure to ensnare a human soul.  He tells...

Coffee and Conscience — Part 1


On the eighth day God created coffee -- Zazzle Mug from zazzle.com At the farm, coffee time never varied.  I’m not sure why I recall coffee time at Grandma’s with such reverence and affection.  Perhaps it was grace—inclusion in a ritual when I was too young to partake in the...